[ tou-nish ]
/ ˈtaʊ nɪʃ /


of or relating to qualities or features typical of or befitting a town or city.
(of a person) characterized by the attitudes, opinions, manners, etc., of town or city living.

Nearby words

  1. townes, charles hard,
  2. townhall clock,
  3. townhome,
  4. townhouse,
  5. townie,
  6. townishly,
  7. townland,
  8. townlet,
  9. townscape,
  10. townsend

Origin of townish

First recorded in 1375–1425, townish is from the late Middle English word townysche. See town, -ish1

Related formstown·ish·ly, adverbtown·ish·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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